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Meet our team of Trial Lawyers Experienced Team Ready to Work for You

We work on court cases all day, every day.  From start to finish, our efforts are focused on getting our clients’ cases ready for trial.  We have faith and confidence in the jury system, and we trust juries to resolve cases that cannot be settled before trial.  We are able to achieve a resolution for our clients in many cases before trial, but we would not achieve the best resolution if we had not been preparing the case for trial.  For us, every consideration, every choice, every decision raises the same question: how will this help us at trial? 

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Brian C. Duffy

Brian C. Duffy is a trial lawyer with experience in civil cases of all shapes and sizes—from cases in the United States Supreme Court and with judgments and settlements of tens of millions of dollars to a variety of smaller disputes in South Carolina's trial courts and administrative law courts.

Degrees

  • JD, Vanderbilt Law School
  • BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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J. Rutledge Young, III

Rutledge is a Charleston native and has been a trial lawyer for close to 20 years.  Rutledge has represented injured people, defrauded investors, employees, borrowers, landowners, businessmen, and closely held companies.   During his career Rutledge has tried cases against banks, insurance companies, publicly traded corporations, and national product manufacturers among others.  Everyone is equal in the eyes of the law, and anyone can be held accountable through a jury trial. 

Degrees

  • JD, University of South Carolina 
  • BA, University of Virginia

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J. Rutledge Young, Jr.

For more than 45 years, J. Rutledge Young, Jr. has practiced law on Broad Street in his hometown of Charleston.  He focuses his practice on complex business issues and serious issues affecting individuals and their families. He has tried over 200 cases to jury verdict and been involved in over 50 appeals.

Degrees

  • JD, University of Virginia
  • BA, University of Virginia

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John P. Linton

In over thirty years of handling civil matters for Plaintiffs and Defendants, Johnny Linton has concluded jury and non-jury trials in counties throughout South Carolina and in five Divisions of the United States District Court.

Degrees

  • JD, University of South Carolina
  • BA, Wofford College

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Julie L. Moore

Julie Moore is a trial attorney who has represented clients in municipal, state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels.

Degrees

  • JD, University of South Carolina
  • BA, University of South Carolina

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Stephen J. Bell

Stephen Jenkins Bell is a civil litigator with a broad range of experience practicing before all state and federal courts in South Carolina and North Carolina.

Degrees

  • JD, Wake Forest University School of Law
  • BS, Clemson University

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Kara S. Kennedy

Kara Kennedy is a trial attorney with a broad range of experience, from working in the state legislature to representing clients before administrative bodies and state and federal courts.

Degrees

  • JD, University of South Carolina
  • BS, University of Georgia

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Blake A. McKie

Blake McKie is a civil litigator who represents individuals and businesses in state and federal courts in a broad range of matters. 

Degrees

  • JD, University of South Carolina 
  • BA, Furman University

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We work together for you.

Our law firm works as a team.  We know the rules of the game.  We play to win.  We have a talented lineup with a lot of experience trying cases.  As a team, we collaborate and strategize internally. We work with the best expert witnesses in their fields.  For every case, we develop and implement a specific game plan to achieve the best results for our clients.